Kelley Drye Re-elects Jim Carr as Firm Chair
January 16, 2019
Kelley Drye and Warren LLP has announced that Jim Carr has been re-elected chair of the firm effective January 1, for a second four-year term. Jim was first elected chair as part of the firm’s strategic plan in 2015.

“It has been a privilege to help drive the success of Kelley Drye over the last few years, and I look forward to working with the executive committee and firm management to serve our clients and the partnership for the next four years,” Jim said. “I am proud to oversee a financially stable firm with a deep commitment to serving our clients’ legal needs, fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace and serving our communities. In my next term, I will continue focusing on those commitments, maintaining the health of the firm, as well as implementing strategic initiatives such as developing client service standards, and utilizing technology and innovation to better serve our clients.”

Former chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice, Jim joined Kelley Drye in 1988, and was elected to the executive committee in 2007. He is well known in the bankruptcy bar, and he has been recognized for developing a renowned creditor-oriented practice by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, US Legal 500, Law360 and Best Lawyers. Jim has been awarded top-five honors consistently in The Deal Pipeline’s Bankruptcy League Tables.

Founded in 1836, Kelley Drye has provided legal counsel carefully connected to our client’s business strategies and has measured success by the real value we create.  We apply a wealth of experience to 21st century business problems. Kelley Drye is a firm of more than 350 lawyers and other professionals practicing in New York, New York; Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles, California; Chicago, Illinois; Houston, Texas; Stamford, Connecticut; and Parsippany, New Jersey.  Outside of the U.S., the firm has an office in Brussels, Belgium.